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#6121060 - 01/05/16 08:34 PM Let's talk hunting
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Registered: 12/06/09
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Loc: good ole texas
Was talking with a customer today about a deer he had shot. Pretty nice deer if I might say so,but the discussion turned to age. The customer said this was his first year to hunt but he had been watching this deer for 20 years!!!!! lol444 yes you read that correctly. So by his figures the deer should be about 22 years old. I'm not joking at all. I tried to explain deer aging but he was dead set on his beliefs. It was a good laugh on the rid home. I have never heard anyone say like that before. Just thought I would share. Has anyone else ever heard any crazy just plain ridiculous stuff like that before?
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#6121066 - 01/05/16 08:36 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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I would have told him..."can you imagine how good he would have been next year?".
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#6121096 - 01/05/16 08:48 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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You mean other than the guy (seems every lease has at least one) that's never missed and shoots everything at 400 with a .223, in the ear?
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#6121116 - 01/05/16 08:59 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I would have told him..."can you imagine how good he would have been next year?".



roflmao
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#6121318 - 01/06/16 12:15 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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Did you ask him what he was smoking

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#6121330 - 01/06/16 01:04 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 08/30/09
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I work the gun counter at Dick's part time for some extra spending money and a nice discount- but the stories I hear..... I need to write 'em down and make a book one day. According to what I hear, most deer in Texas are taken with head shots at 400 yards. Never heard any 20 year old deer, though- I guess they must be over 18 to be legal to shoot? roflmao
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#6121479 - 01/06/16 07:54 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I would have told him..."can you imagine how good he would have been next year?".
roflmao
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#6121847 - 01/06/16 11:03 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 10/29/10
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I'm going to post a sign at our place that there will be no hunting for the next 18 - 20 years so the deer can get some good age to them! I knew we were shooting ours to young!

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#6121871 - 01/06/16 11:12 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: quickerNu]
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Originally Posted By: quickerNu
I work the gun counter at Dick's part time for some extra spending money and a nice discount- but the stories I hear..... I need to write 'em down and make a book one day. According to what I hear, most deer in Texas are taken with head shots at 400 yards. Never heard any 20 year old deer, though- I guess they must be over 18 to be legal to shoot? roflmao


I made the mistake of going in there to look around one day. There was two SMU kids in there talking about which guns they have and why they will only shoot O/U shotguns because semi autos are to cheap. Then one says to the other, you need to shoot my 300BO with the 10 inch barrel. The gun salesman asked him how long he waited for his tax stamp, he replied "I didn't pay taxes, I bought it used." eek2
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#6122855 - 01/06/16 07:00 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I would have told him..."can you imagine how good he would have been next year?".



roflmao

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#6122918 - 01/06/16 07:29 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: stxranchman]
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Registered: 12/06/09
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Loc: good ole texas
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
I would have told him..."can you imagine how good he would have been next year?".


That would have been hilarious. Wish I would have thought of that. Was trying to hard not to bust out laughing.
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#6123155 - 01/06/16 09:31 PM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 06/14/11
Posts: 48
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Some People!!

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#6123962 - 01/07/16 11:54 AM Re: Let's talk hunting [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 09/27/07
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Loc: Cedar Park, Texas
I hope to work the gun counter at a sporting goods store after I retire from my career.

It will be a constant source of stories to tell.
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